Speak UP!® Privacy Policy

Introduction. Speak UP!® is committed to the privacy and confidentiality of information provided by you to Speak UP! . This Privacy Policy describes Speak UP! current policies and practices with regard to Personal Data collected by Speak UP! from you directly. The term "Personal Data" refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, job description, health-related data, birthday, e-mail address or mailing address.

Collection of Information. Speak UP! may collect personally identifiable information when voluntarily submitted by Speak UP!’s online and on site visitors. The information provided is used to fulfill specific requests. This information is only used to fulfill the specific request, unless given permission to use it in another manner. In order to provide Speak UP!’s full range of services, Speak UP! may collect the following types of information: Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This includes names, postal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, company information, etc., as provided by Speak UP!’s clients and website visitors. When a visitor accesses the Speak UP! website, Speak UP! may send out one or more cookies to the visitor’s computer that will identify the visitor’s browser. Cookies are small files that are temporarily stored on the visitor’s hard drive, enabling the Speak UP! website to recognize the visitor’s computer the next time the visitor visits the Speak UP! website. Speak UP! will use cookies exclusively to collect information concerning the use of its website. Cookies contain no personally identifiable data, so the protection of the visitor’s privacy is ensured. Depending on the visitor’s settings, the Internet browser will automatically accept cookies. However, the visitor may change his/her browser settings at any time and choose to access this website without accepting cookies.

When a visitor sends an email or other communication to Speak UP! , Speak UP! may retain those communications in order to process inquires, respond to requests, and improve Speak UP!’s overall services. Affiliated Sites. Speak UP! offers some of its services in connection with other websites. Personal information that a visitor provides to those sites may be sent to Speak UP! in order to deliver the service. Speak UP! processes such information in accordance with this Policy. The affiliated sites may have different privacy practices and policies and Speak UP! encourages all visitors to read and familiarize themselves with the affiliated company’s privacy policies.

Other Sites. This Privacy Policy applies to websites and services that are owned and operated by Speak UP! . Speak UP! does not exercise control over the sites displayed as search results or links from within Speak UP!’s various services. Once a visitor has used these links to leave Speak UP!’s site, the visitor should note that Speak UP! does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, Speak UP! cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which a visitor provides while visiting such sites and this privacy statement does not govern such sites. These other sites may also place their own cookie or other files on the visitor’s computer, collect data or solicit personal information from the visitor.

Notice and Choice. Speak UP! reserves the right to process personal information in the course of providing professional services to Speak UP!’s clients without the knowledge of individuals involved. Where Speak UP! collects personal information directly from individuals in the European Union or Switzerland, Speak UP! will inform them about the types of personal information Speak UP! collects from them, the purposes for which Speak UP! collects and uses such information, and the types of non-agent third parties to which Speak UP! discloses that information. Speak UP! will also inform those individuals about the choices and means, if any, Speak UP! offers individuals for limiting the use or disclosure of their information.

Disclosure and Transfers. In general, Speak UP! will not disclose any personally identifiable information except when Speak UP! has permission under special circumstances, such as when Speak UP! believes in good faith that the law requires it or under other circumstances outlined in this Policy. Speak UP! may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting Speak UP! in fraud prevention or investigation. Speak UP! may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes. Permitted transfers of information, either to third parties or within Speak UP! , include the transfer of data from one jurisdiction to another, including transfers to and from the United States of America. Because privacy laws vary from one jurisdiction to another, personal information may be transferred to a jurisdiction where the laws provide less or different protection than the jurisdiction in which the personal information originated.

Data Integrity. Speak UP! possesses personally identifiable information only in ways compatible with the purpose for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. To the extent necessary for such purposes, Speak UP! take reasonable steps to make sure that personal information is accurate, complete, current and otherwise reliable with regard to its intended use.

Data Security. Speak UP! takes reasonable steps to protect all personally identifiable information that Speak UP! handle. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use and confidentiality of personally identifiable information, either for its own purposes or on behalf of Speak UP!’s clients, Speak UP! has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal information Speak UP! possess. However, Speak UP! cannot guarantee the security of personally identifiable information on or transmitted via the Internet.

Access and Correction. If an individual becomes aware that personally identifiable information Speak UP! maintains about that individual is inaccurate, or if an individual would like to update or review his or her personal information, the individual may contact Speak UP! using the contact information below. Speak UP! will take reasonable steps to permit individuals to correct, amend, or delete personally identifiable information that is demonstrated to be inaccurate. The individual will need to provide sufficient identifying personal information, such as name, address, birth date, and social security number. Speak UP! may request additional identifying personal information as a security precaution. Speak UP! may limit or deny access to personally identifiable information where providing such access would be unreasonably burdensome or expensive in the circumstances. In some circumstances, Speak UP! may charge a reasonable fee, where warranted, for access to personally identifiable information.

Enforcement and Dispute Resolution. Speak UP! utilizes the self-assessment approach to ensure its compliance with Speak UP!’s privacy policy. Speak UP! periodically verifies that the policy is accurate, comprehensive for the information intended to be covered, prominently displayed, completely implemented. Speak UP! encourages interested persons to raise any concerns with Speak UP! using the contact information below. Speak UP! will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the principles contained in this Policy. If Speak UP! or the European Union and Switzerland Data Protection Authorities determine that Speak UP! did not comply with this Policy, Speak UP! will take appropriate steps to address any adverse effects and to promote future compliance. Any person whom Speak UP! determines is in violation of Speak UP!’s Privacy Policy will be subject to disciplinary process.

If you have any question about this Privacy Statement, please feel free to email Speak UP! at Contact@GoSpeakUP.com.

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